|The Hazards of Helen: Episode 26, "The Wild Engine"|
The spunky Helen (Helen Holmes) is our hero as a telegraph operator at a remote location along a railroad. She dashes to the rescue when a train engine goes out of control. Part of a long running series, running between 1914 and 1917. Copied at 18fps from the Republic Collection at the Library of Congress.
Keywords: action; serial; railroad
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|[Trip Down Market Street Before the Fire, A] - Miles Brothers|
PLEASE NOTE: A much higher-quality DV version (2.3 GB) now available at http://www.archive.org/details/TripDownMarketStreetrBeforeTheFire Pictures San Francisco's main thoroughfare as seen from the front window of a moving Market Street cable car, before the downtown area was destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. This unusual record has been called the first "structural film" because it follows exactly the externally imposed structure of the car ride...
Keywords: San Francisco: Scenics: Historical; Transportation: Cable cars; Landscapes: Cultural
Downloads: 85,103 (34 reviews)